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Lawbreaker

This is one track where I can say, without reservation, that I am really happy with how it came out.

I worked up a beat I liked with 3 Stylus RMX parts making good use of chaos and time designer for the breaks.

For the first time I really put some effort into the arrangement and creating a breakdown. While I am very much a beginner in this aspect of production I think it broadly works here.

I found a bass I liked which I later made a bit more crunchy using NI Guitar Rig. I layered a filtered drone over that.

The samples came from a 1951 educational movie “Right or Wrong? (Making Moral Decisions) (1951)” from the Prelinger Archives.

Lastly I created some fills using a woodblock sound, a drying rack sound, and a preset from FabFilter Twin-2. I’m quite pleased with the way that last part, simple as it is, seems to lift the ending nicely.

After that it was a case of tweaking the arrangement and the filters to get things to sit together in the mix.

Not too many effects used on this one, a bit of Dubstation, Volcano 2, and Nitro but - for me - quite a low dose.

Hope you like it.

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Reefwalker's avatar
Reefwalker said

great song, love the intro and the crunchy keys

Johnny Stone's avatar
Johnny Stone said

Nice one mate this is cool and thanks for your recent comments

Licoresse's avatar
Licoresse said

ca 3:00, nice break, breath!

Guest said

Damn fine or my name isn’t Kintekobo - The wolf with a dressing up box!

brando's avatar
brando said

Nice, I’m ready to rally.

Grand Element's avatar
Grand Element said

really like this song. reminds me of a similar message I was working on too. check it out if you get a sec, I’d be curious what you think. Nice beats.

http://alonetone.com/grandelement/tracks/stay-in-union

Mr Sandbags's avatar
Mr Sandbags said

Thanks for the kind words folks, much appreciated :)

Chris McGrath's avatar
Chris McGrath said

I think you nailed the breakdown, love when it comes back in. Great tune.

Guest said

Aggressive. <— good thing!

Guest said

This interesting and very clever. Most enjoyable!

yelyah's avatar
yelyah said

Great job on this one!

Keep it up. :)

Wildgeas Music's avatar
Wildgeas Music said

See what happens when you start clowning around :D This is really something. I have to listen again.

glu's avatar
glu said

nice! I like how this one turned out!

kirklynch's avatar
kirklynch said

Yes- I think you hit the proverbial nail on the freakin’ head with this one. Love the beat and that crunchy bass

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